Out of the Shadows: A History of Women in Twentieth-century Wales

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University of Wales Press, 2000 - Social Science - 201 pages
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This work reveals the story of women's lives in Wales during the 20th century. The areas of women's lives explored include: education; health; home life; leisure; politics; and waged work. The regional variations and differing linguistic and cultural traditions are also investigated.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Good Wives and Respectable Rebels 19001914
8
the Great War 19141918
47
Copyright

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Aberdare Abertillery Aberystwyth Allen Raine Amy Dillwyn Anglesey Ann Clwyd areas Bangor Barry birth control Blaenau Ffestiniog boys Breconshire Bridgend Britain Butetown Caernarfon Caernarfonshire Caerphilly campaign Cardiff Cardiganshire Carmarthen Carmarthenshire centres century Ceridwen chief constable Committee conscientious objectors conscripted council council houses counties Cricieth Denbighshire Dolgellau domestic service Dorothy Rees Dot Jones Eirene White Eleanor Rathbone elected eleven-plus employed employment England equal pay Ernest Bevin factories female feminism feminist filling factory Flintshire Glamorgan Glenys Kinnock groups Helena Swanwick Hirwaun HM Factory houses husbands Hywel Francis illegitimacy industry inter-war Labour Labour Party Lady Rhondda land girls Llandudno Llanelli Llangollen Llanystumdwy Lloyd George male marriage married women maternal maternal mortality Megan Lloyd George Merthyr Merthyr Tydfil Monmouthshire Montgomeryshire mothers movement munitions Museum of Welsh National Newport north Wales north Wales newspapers numbers numbers of women nursing NUWSS organization Pembrey Pembrokeshire Pen-y-groes Penarth per cent Plaid Cymru police political Pontardawe Pontypool Pontypridd Primrose League Pwllheli Report Rhondda Rhyl role rural schools Second World War Serbia south Wales South Wales Echo suffragettes Swansea teachers throughout Wales trade union Trefforest unemployed Union University of Glamorgan University of Wales valleys VE Day Voluntary Aid Detachment wages Wales TUC wartime week Welsh girls Welsh women Welsh-language Western Mail whole wives woman women in Wales women workers Women's Co-operative Guild Women's Freedom League women's history Women's Labour League Women's Land Army women's lives women's suffrage workforce working-class World War Wrexham WSPU young Ystrad Rhondda

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About the author (2000)

Deirdre Beddoe is Emeritus Professor of Women's History at the University Glamorgan.

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